Desperate to get fit but hate doing it in public? Here are seven ways to overcome sports intimidation fitness

sSome things in life—swimming, public speaking, taking a cooler off the wall—are intimidating the first time you do it, but they’re so basic to a better quality of life, they’re worth the effort. And so it is with the gym: Although those early shaking reps are easier for some people than others, everyone is a … Read more

It was ‘my first public breakup’

Michael B Jordan attends the Vanity Fair Oscars 2022 Gala hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 27, 2022 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Danielle Venturelli/WireImage); Lori Harvey attends a Lola bag celebration, hosted by Burberry & Riccardo Tisci on April 20, 2022 in Los Angeles, … Read more

2023 Public Radio Artists to Watch: NPR

NPR Music’s partner stations pick a wave of artists poised for greatness Wednesday is one of Slingshot’s artists to watch this year. Zachary Chick Hide caption Switch caption Zachary Chick Wednesday is one of Slingshot’s artists to watch this year. Zachary Chick From iconic R&B singer-songwriters to up-and-coming bands making crunchy country rock, this year … Read more

Dammar Hamlin of the Bills expresses her gratitude in her first public comments

7:54 p.m. ET Alina GetzenbergESPN BUFFALO, NY — Demar Hamlin shared his first public comments since going into cardiac arrest on Jan. 2 by posting a nearly six-minute video to his Instagram account Saturday night thanking everyone for the continued support and well wishes over the past month. Commenting on the “heartfelt” video, Hamlin, 24, … Read more

The end of the federal public health emergency is causing confusion for recipients and providers

With the end of the federal public health emergency, some Medicaid recipients may not be eligible for continued coverage. During this emergency, some Medicaid programs, including traditional Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Healthy Indiana Plan, have had hold on traditional rules that require updated paperwork and documentation to remain eligible for coverage. … Read more

‘Public Enemy Number One’: Hunted with Queensland Cane Frogs Volunteers | invasive species

The sun set southwest brisbane and Linda Kemper She walks into a paddock, pulling a plastic-lined shopping cart behind her and flashing a flashlight in front of her. Meters to her left, Jo Davies runs a parallel path in the gloom of the gathering, also carrying a custom carrier—a large bag of dog biscuits slung … Read more

Leading music stars join the protest against the government’s plan to shut down the public broadcaster

About 200 prominent Israeli musicians have signed a petition against the government’s plans to shut down the Public Broadcasting Corporation, vowing to “fight to preserve democracy”. The performers — including stars such as Shlomo Artzi, Shalom Hanoch, Rita, Nint Tayeb and Ehud Banai — joined hundreds of top actors, directors and writers who protested earlier … Read more

From Aviation to Auxiliary Association, the only five-star Air Force-changing public service forever

Inspired by General Henry “Hap” Arnold’s technological ingenuity and enthusiasm, the facility that bears his name has been at the forefront of research and development for numerous military aircraft, including the F-35 Lightning II and F-22A Raptor. Because of Arnold’s philanthropic nature, thousands of undergraduate college students receive help today through a grant program named … Read more

Public Utilities Commission Settles on ERCOT Market Redesign Plan, and Lawmakers Backtrack

Austin, TexasAnd 3 hours ago – The Texas Public Utilities Commission (PUC) approved the long-awaited plan to overhaul the state’s primary electricity market, drawing a swift rebuke from lawmakers. In a vote of 5 to 0, PUC agreed to move forward with Performance Credit Mechanism (PCM) but stipulated that they would wait for input from … Read more

First round of public comment reveals division over reintroduction of gray wolf in Colorado remains wide – The Journal

Colorado wildlife commissioners have heard from ranchers and wildlife advocates hoping to influence a draft plan to return wolves to the West Slope. This July 16, 2004 photo shows a gray wolf at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minnesota. Wildlife advocates are urging Colorado officials to simplify planning for gray wolf reintroduction. And … Read more